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Keepers brand helicopter deer culls ‘shameful’

SCOTLAND’S gamekeepers have urged SNH to consign helicopter-assisted deer culling to the past saying reviving the practice will be a shameful day for animal welfare.

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association, which represents professional deer managers, made the plea last month after learning the heritage group was considering deploying helicopters and hit squads. Using helicopters to transport marksmen in groups to surround and kill deer first hit the headlines in controversial fashion at Glenfeshie Estate in 2004. Hundreds of deer were killed outside the legal season by marksmen flown in to the area to protect pine regeneration, under licence.

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